Tours

In addition to year-round self-guided tours, the park offers a variety of age and education-specific programs throughout the year. School group programs are designed around the Virginia Standards of Learning. Adult programs range from explorations of the Bushong Family and their times to the motivations of soldiers North and South.

Self-Guided Tours

Self-guided group tours are available year round.

  • Adults and Seniors - $7
  • Youth - $4

For groups of 10 or more:

  • Adults and Seniors $8
  • Group Representative and bus drivers - free

Rates subject to change without notice. Special small group pricing is available for groups of fewer than 10 people. Contact us for more information.

Adult Tours

The Captain's Tour: 2 hours

This is our most popular adult tour offered at the Park. It provides an overview of the Battle of New Market and the Civil War.

  • Self-guided tour of the Virginia Museum of the Civil War
  • Exceptional shopping opportunities at the General's Store
  • Field of Lost Shoes, our Emmy award-winning film on the Battle of New Market
  • Guided tour of the battlefield and Bushong Farm

The Major's Tour: 2 hours and 45 minutes

This program option includes all of the components of the Captain's Tour, plus a guided tour of the Bushong Farm House, located at the center of the fiercest fighting.

  • Self-guided tour of the Virginia Museum of the Civil War
  • Exceptional shopping opportunities at the General's Store
  • Field of Lost Shoes, our Emmy award-winning film on the Battle of New Market
  • Guided tour of the battlefield and Bushong farmyard
  • Guided tour of the Bushong farmhouse

Be sure to visit the store before you leave the park! The time commitment does not include lunch or restroom breaks. Picnic tables are located on the Park grounds.

Schedule a Group Tour

Student Tours

We offer two-three-hour programs which fulfill Virginia Standards of Learning requirements.  Our programs include an interactive orientation, time in the museum, and a guided tour of the battlefield.  The experience provides opportunities to learn about the social and military struggle of the civil war in Virginia. 

Visit the Teachers Page for more information about Student Group Tours.